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Prepare teachers to support and instruct struggling readers and English Language Learners in grades 4+ with a reading intervention that is aligned with reading science.

IMPLEMENTATION & TEACHER TRAINING

Supporting Struggling Readers & ELLs in Grades 4+


Teachers can guide struggling readers and English Language Learners (ELLs) as they learn to read with an explicit and sequential formula for breaking down the words of the English language. During Reading Horizons training, intervention teachers learn this multisensory method and how to adjust and cater it to various student needs, including dyslexia and other learning differences.

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The Reading Horizons Elevate® professional development and implementation resources prepare teachers to do the following:

Align Instruction with Reading Science

During a Reading Horizons training, teachers get hands-on practice with the activities and strategies that help struggling readers find success. These multisensory strategies align with the science of reading, the Structured Literacy approach, and the Orton-Gillingham approach. During training, teachers learn how to translate reading science into practical and engaging strategies for reading intervention.

Support Struggling Readers and ELLs in the Classroom

After being trained in the Reading Horizons method, teachers are prepared to explain each of the rules and patterns of the English language to struggling readers and English language learners (ELLs). These rules and patterns dramatically decrease reading, spelling, and pronunciation errors and give students a formula for attacking unfamiliar words.

Build District Capacity and Sustainability

The key goal of implementation is to create sustainable results in both instructional fidelity and student performance. To help your school or district achieve this goal, we encourage each customer to select a few teachers or reading specialists to become certified Reading Horizons trainers for their area. This provides in-house experts who can support teachers and provide unlimited staff training at no additional cost.

Review Training Material Anytime

After the initial training, schools can elect to enroll in the Reading Horizons Online Professional Development Course™. This course allows teachers to review training material and refresh their skills. This course can be viewed at anytime from any device with internet access.

IMPLEMENTATION COACH PROGRAM

Changing Course


 

Implementation can make or break a reading program. To ensure schools successfully change course and get the right start with Reading Horizons, we offer the Implementation Coach Program—our most comprehensive training and product package.

The Implementation Coach Program includes‍

  • Two in-person/virtual training days
  • Two in-person/virtual coaching days (one in fall/one in spring)
  • A dedicated Implementation Coach for on-site training and virtual support
  • Unlimited school-wide access to the Reading Horizons Elevate® online software (for students)
  • Unlimited school-wide access to the Reading Horizons Online Professional Development Course™ (for teachers)
  • Priority support from a dedicated Customer Success Manager
    TEACHER TRAINING + COACHING

    Getting Every Teacher On Board


     

    When the Implementation Coach Program is not employed, we recommend the following training options to get all of your teachers on board with the Reading Horizons program. All training options can be adjusted to your ideal setting (in-person, virtual, or a hybrid of the two).

    • Two training days
    • Two coaching days (one in fall/one in spring)
    • School-wide access to the Reading Horizons Online Professional Development Course
    CUSTOMER IMPLEMENTATION WEBSITE

    Your Go-To Source for Implementation Resources


    To ensure that teachers have all of the resources and information they need to successfully implement Reading Horizons Elevate® in one place, we have created the Reading Horizons Accelerate® website. This website is free for customers and provides powerful tools that make implementation simple and practical for every teacher.

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    Lesson Planning Resources

    The Lesson Planner helps teachers master and expedite lesson planning. With this tool, teachers can create a teaching schedule, access a digital copy of the teacher manuals, download lesson resources, and watch how-to videos. This tool can also be synced to the program’s software component to quickly create student groupings for small-group instruction based on student mastery of each skill.

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    Community Forum

    The Community Forum on RH Accelerate allows teachers to submit questions to both Reading Horizons experts and other customers. Teachers can also share tips and insights with the community as they implement the program.

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    Online Training

    Teachers can review and refresh their understanding of the Reading Horizons® method anytime with the Reading Horizons Online Professional Development Course™. (This course must be purchased as an add-on to RH Accelerate.)
    DISTRICT CERTIFIED TRAINERS

    Building Sustainable Results for Struggling Readers


    To create sustainable results for struggling readers year after year, we recommend selecting a few teachers or reading specialists to become Reading Horizons certified trainers after your first year of implementation. After completing this certification, these experts can provide unlimited staff training and coaching for the Reading Horizons® method at no additional cost to your school or district. This gives you on-site experts who can answer questions, train new staff, ensure instructional fidelity, and ensure the program’s sustainability.

    CASE STUDIES

    What Results Can I Expect?


     

    Wondering what results you can expect your struggling readers and ELLs to experience using the Reading Horizons Elevate® program? Review our collection of case studies to see the typical gains of various student populations.
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • Progress Monitoring Assessments
    • Reading Library Assessment (created in partnership with MetaMetrics® using the Lexile® Framework for Reading)
    • Chapter Tests & Quizzes
    • Lesson Skill Checks